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Old 02-08-2008, 12:56 PM   #3
kati42
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Silicon vs. silicone

I'm guessing this is a siliconE jacket, not a silicon jacket?

Silicon without the 'e' is a metal. It's one of the main things that computer chips are made of, and is a component of sand, glass, etc. "Silicon valley" is where all the tech companies are.

Silicone with the 'e' is a rubbery substance used in cookware, caulk, breast implants, and "skin" type electronics cases. "Silicone valley" would be a completely different valley, probably much closer to Hollywood...

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